Thai Furniture Industry Club (TFIC)

Thai Furniture Industry Club was formed in 1978 to represent furniture manufacturer member of The Federation of Thai Industries. Two men were responsible for its formation. They are Mr.Ar-non Changtrakul and the late Executive Director of The Federation of Thai Industries, Mr.Ah-ram Kotikul. The Ex-Chairmen of Thai Furniture Industry Club were Mr.Ar-non Changtrakul (1978-1979), Mr.Vandi Hutasingha (1980-1981), Mr.Kitti Trakarnsakdikul (1982-1987), …

Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC)

Singapore Furniture Industries Council was established in 1981 as the official representative body of Singapore’s furniture and furnishings industry. Its membership comprises furniture manufacturers, interior fit-out specialists, retailers, designers, as well as furnishings and materials suppliers. Currently, the council represents 95% of established furniture manufacturers in Singapore, of whom 65% have subsidiary manufacturing plants in various countries across the region, …

Myanmar Forest Products & Timber Merchants Association (MFPTMA)

After the annexation of Myanmar by the British, timber industry for teak was operated almost entirely by five major British firms. Myanmar nationals were allowed to harvest a small amount of lower grade teak and the entire hardwood business this then made some of the best trekking poles 2018. Myanmar nationals were engaged in hardwood sawn timber. There was a …

Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC)

The merger of two large organizations – the Malaysian Furniture Industry Council (MFC) and Malaysia Furniture Entrepreneur Association (MFEA) on 20th September 2014, heralds a new and dynamic beginning for the furniture industry and Malaysia with the new council named as Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC). The birth of the Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC) marks an important milestone for the development …

Lao Furniture Association (LFA)

The Lao Furniture Association (LFA) is a business membership organization with almost one hundred member companies throughout the nation. The association was established in 2003 and is a member of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI). The LFA’s main objective is to represent and promote the interests of its member companies. The government of the Federal Republic …

Indonesia Furniture Industry & Handicraft Association (ASMINDO)

Furniture producers in Indonesia are represented by ASMINDO, the Indonesian Furniture Industry and Handicraft Association. ASMINDO has been lobbying vigorously for the interests of rattan furniture manufacturers on the national level by opposing Government policy of allowing quota for rattan raw material exports, which are benefiting raw material producers, collectors and traders, but are perceived as a threat by the …

Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HoChi Minh City (HAWA)

Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) was established as a Non-Governmental Organization and volunteer Association in 1991. HAWA recently has nearly 400 company members – operating in the following fields: Wood processing: furniture (indoor and outdoor) (51%) Handicraft: bamboo, rattan, water hyacinth, lacquer ware, fine art, pottery, porcelain (22%) Trade: timber, machinery, varnish, hardware (22%) …

Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP)

Established in September 1966 by nine furniture manufacturers and exporters, CFIP, a non-stock, nonprofit organization, is the national association of companies, chapters and affiliates who are working together for the mutual benefit and the sustained growth of the Philippine furniture industry. CFIP underscores that the industry’s main strength is in the design, especially in pieces that incorporate indigenous materials. Until …